Schools welcome new principals in changing of the guard
Students and staff members will notice some new faces roaming the halls when the 2014-2015 school year kicks off in September.
Nominations continue for 2014 Diamond Awards
For the second year in a row, the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce's Diamond Awards will be an elegant evening affair, hosted at The Golf Club at Newcastle.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Historical Society preps for busy September
The Newcastle Historical Society is in for a busy September with programming at Newcastle Days, the Newcastle Library and the Renton History Museum.
Newcastle Days celebrates 20 years
While the area is home to a century's worth of coal-mining history, it was only in 1994 that the city became the Newcastle it is today.
Newcastle teen hailed as 'future of flight'
In the June 2014 issue of Alaska Airlines magazine, the company's vice president of human resources wrote that she has seen the future of flight, and it is indeed very bright.
Newcastle in line for Lake Boren grant
The city of Newcastle is in line to receive a $225,000 King County Flood Control District grant that will help ease flooding at Lake Boren.
The Great Bishop's Weed War of 2014
I loved my grandfather's garden when I was a child. There were brick walkways under grape arbors, a fish pond surrounded by waving grasses and weathered little outbuildings.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Invasive mudsnails found in May Creek
A King County report confirmed the positive identification of invasive New Zealand mudsnails residing in May Creek, according to a city of Newcastle news release.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Crumac headlines final Concert in the Park
Newcastle's Concerts in the Park series wraps up Wednesday when Crumac, a trio that plays traditional Irish music, takes the stage at 7 p.m. The Golf Club at Newcastle and the Coal Creek Family YMCA are the main sponsors for the free series.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Motorcylist tumbles off I-90 overpass while eluding police
A motorcyclist suffered severe injuries Aug. 6, after vaulting over the Interstate 90 Highlands Drive exit overpass into the east fork of Issaquah Creek below.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Newcastle man tumbles off Issaquah overpass while eluding police
By Greg Farrar A Washington State Patrol trooper looks over a yellow Ducati 749 motorcycle that flew off the eastbound I-90 overpass exit ramp to Highlands Drive, and landed down an embankment off the right shoulder of eastbound Interstate 90. A motorcyclist who suffered severe injuries Aug. 6, after vaulting over the Interstate 90 Issaquah ... (more)
Newcastle Elementary School principal to speak at chamber lunch
Newcastle Elementary School parents and students can meet the school's new principal, Richard Mellish, at the Aug. 13 Newcastle Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Incumbents look good in first night election results
If the first round of results for the Aug. 5 primary election mean anything, they mean incumbents don't have much to fear this election cycle.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Concerts in the Park series continues Wednesday
Contributed Steve Kelly, lead singer of the Neil Diamond tribute band Cherry Cherry, performs.